The Power of Breath

Recently we have started to explore the “Power of Breath”.  Autumn and Spring are traditionally the times of the year that pranayama practises are taught due to their ability to help the changing of the seasons by keeping us present and connected.  We have learnt from the teachings of the yoga philosophies that along with the air that we breath in that we also breath in prana. Prana is the vital energy that animates every being, the life force that allows you to think, digest food, hear sounds, laugh, sneeze and engage in the numerous activities in which we are involved with on a daily basis.  Though not material in nature prana flows through every part of the body, interpenetrating every cell.  The physical manifestation of this vital energy that we can related to the easiest is our breath.

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